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not turned his back on detroit and still sees opportunity where others see a dying city. i'm ali velshi and this is "real money." >> welcome to "real money" you're the most important part of this show. tweet us or use the hashtag on facebook or twitter. get ready, obamacare is coming. the changes in here are big. this will reshape health insurance markets, it will change the way we access and pay doctors, hospitals and drug companies. make no mistake, it will effect you no matter who you are. this law is more than 900 pages long and boy it is complicated. opposition has been fierce. if you're not insured you will have to buy coverage or pay a fine. if you, like most americans, who get their coverage through work are insured, it still effects you. now, this show will be your source of information about obamacare. i'm going to help you navigate in beast as it rolls out so that you can get the most for your money. now, there is a lot in here. let's start with something basic, a doctor's visit. this law is supposed to give more people access to medical care but what if there are not enough
beings now live in cities. what does that mean? more skryscrapers and congest 8? more detroits? we will look at the upsides and the downsides of an ever more urban world. we have a terrific panel that has some surprising ideas. >>> also les miserables. it turns out that the book by victor hugo is the all-time favorite novel of a middle eastern leader that the west counts as an enemy. i will explain. but first here's my take. we are watching a season of discontent in the world of young democracies. from egypt to turkey to brazil, protests, marches and, of course, one coup. as we watch the turbulence around the globe, i think about our own democratic journey and how interesting it is that the distinctive feature of the american system is not how democratic it is but rather how undemocratic it is. hear me out. we have three co-equal branches of government and the one with the final say on many issues, the supreme court, is composed of nine unelected men and women. the american senate is the most unrepresentative upper house in the democratic universe with the exception of britain's ho
with detroit at this point? >> just let it die. it is like this idea of people saying we have to save this once great city. it is a dump. sorry people of detroit. it is like it has become communist romania. there are packs of wild dogs running around. and kwame killpatrcick is in jail. just let it die. >> there were swarms of dogs swimming in the basements of uh partsments. >> i am an animal lover. i care more about the dogs than most people a lot of times. what are we going to do? we should pull our money and go buy detroit. oh my god! we could get rich. >> could we buy something nice? why do we have to own detroit? >> that's the yn detroit is the way it is. there are a ton of casinos. >> nick, the postal service had to temporarily halt mail for fear of being bitten. it is a bad sign. >> it is the result of 40 years of liberal policies running that city. that's what happens. >> you have violent stuff on the street, dogs reading at a fourth grade level. >> that's actually impressive. >> that's pretty good. my dog can't read. >> it is just like people. same result jie. it is like planet of the
and houses and dogs running around. not that you guys know. michael, what will we do with detroit at this point? >> just let it die. it is like this idea of people saying we have to save this once great city. it is a dump. sorry people of detroit. it is like it has become communist romania. there are packs of wild dogs running around. and kwame killpatrcick is in jail. just let it die. >> there were swarms of dogs swimming in the basements of uh partsments. >> i am an animal lover. i care more about the dogs than most people a lot of times. what are we going to do? we should pull our money and go buy detroit. oh my god! we could get rich. >> could we buy something nice? why do we have to own detroit? >> that's the yn detroit is the way it is. there are a ton of casinos. >> nick, the postal service had to temporarily halt mail for fear of being bitten. it is a bad sign. >> it is the result of 40 years of liberal policies running that city. that's what happens. >> you have violent stuff on the street, dogs reading at a fourth grade level. >> that's actually impressive. >> that's pr
the detroit lions. >> brian: next week we are at minnesota at chicago. the minnesota vikings to the open the season on the road in the division. they could pull that one-two punch. boy, that makes them the team to beat in the nfc north. >> thom: i want to look at how your power rankings shape up. that's as competitive a division as there is top to bottom. one through four. of any of the entire nfl. i mean, really the afc north. >> brian: how good is the green bay packers? aaron rogers. you have uh to have them there. minnesota, the question is christian ponder. mark trusman. where are the detroit lions? will they revert to the playoff form of two years ago or struggle like last year? >> thom: a lot of people are surprised. maybe i'm the only one. that you have green bay that highly rateded. >> brian: aaron ronlers is the best quarterback in the nfl for my money. i think they have help with lacy. the running back, jonathan from -- >> thom: alabama? >> brian: no, no. franklin, excuse me. jonathan franklin. this is going to be a team to deal with. >> thom: we'll look at the afc north when w
, still ahead here, how one woman fashions an informant plan for the homeless in detroit. >> because we don't need coats, we need jobs. she was angry about it. i'm not going to let you get off the hook with creating a bandaid. >> far more than a bandaid, it's what works. it's getting single moms out of shelters and into homes of their own. >> finally on america tonight, we introduce our series, what works. we visit a pocket of a bankrupt city where the idea of unemployment has been scrapped and one woman is helping others stitch together a better future. >> >> reporter: downtown detroit on a warm and beautiful summer day. for the sun seekers here, the biting chill of a michigan winter seems very far away. but in a warehouse, two miles from the city center, that's exactly what they're focused on. nine seamstresses working nine hours a day to turn out winter coats for the most vulnerable population, the homeless. it's a non-profit that employees women who have been homeless or living in shelters. their job is to sew winter coats to the destitute. it's founder is veronica scott, a graduate
, a debt overhang discourages new capital from coming in. if you don't know, think of detroit. would you lend to detroit today? you wouldn't. you would want to find out what happens to others who lend to detroit. there is the longer-term agenda. that has to do with potential growth. that speaks to education. it speaks to some micro things that we should be doing. one of the problems of the fed being the center of attention is it diverts discussion away from other things. there is this whole set of other things that are more important for us and for the next generation, that this whole narrative have shifted away from. >> as chief of the white house global council of economics, what types of new projects are you working on? >> you have promoted me. [laughter] i am grateful to be chair of the council on global development. the notion is very simple. part of securing u.s. national security and economic future and living in a global neighborhood that is more prosperous. it has had numerous advantages. the idea is to contribute and bring in outside perception. we are a council made of people
for the homeless in detroit. >> because we don't need coats, we need jobs. she was angry about it. i'm not going to let you get off the hook with creating a bandaid. >> far more than a bandaid, it's what works. it's getting single moms out of shelters and into homes of their every sunday night al jazeera america presents gripping films from the world's top documentary directors. >> this is just the beginning of something much bigger. >> thank god i didn't have to suffer what he had to go through. >> this sunday, the premiere of "into eternity". >> i am now in this place where you should never come. >> how do you contain 100,000 years of nuclear danger? >> it is an invisible danger. >> al jazeera america presents "into eternity". premieres sunday night 9 eastern. mission. >> finally on america tonight, we introduce our series, what works. we visit a pocket of a bankrupt city where the idea of unemployment has been scrapped and one woman is helping others stitch together a better future. >> >> reporter: downtown detroit on a warm and beautiful summer day. for the sun seekers here, the biting chill
presidents. i'll tell you about one man whose not turned his back on detroit and still sees opportunity where others see a dying city. i'm ali velshi and this is "real money."
ahead. respond to wayne. we note that detroit, 41% poverty rate. oakland 21%. st. louis, 27%. the ten most dangerous cities in the country happen to have of the highest, most elevated poverty numbers in the country. >> yeah. poverty, unemployment. failure, drops out from school. guess what? a high percentage of minorities. i hurts my heart. wayne, this is what you need. you need leadership to come in and speak to kids who are not advancing, not making process and get involve with the gang activity. this is ho they will prove they are somebody in this world. that is a losing prescription. you have to believe in education and a job and building a resume. i don't think that this is a mystery. if you want to make it in america. >> eric: jonathan, there is a -- >> yeah, even make minimum wage job to keep a young person out of trouble and focus on producing on the future. no question the gang pointed out. there is less likely to be this violent crime in a stronger economy. young people are, of course, we have unemployment, a youth unemployment rate north of 18%. young people are less likely
to detroit called the ride to recovery. it was sponsored by united healthcare and the great lakes challenge. the program enables service men and women to ride no matter their disabilities. active and retired military members are there riding road bikes, hand cycles, and tandem cycles bh many of which have been modified to compliment individual disabilities. >> quite a scene. >> a heat sweave coming to chicago. >> and jim will come next to talk to us about how hot it's talk to[ female announcer ]'s your smile... every day you stain it... ♪ ...and stain it... and stain it. so every day, use crest 3d white toothpaste to remove up to 90% of surface stains in just 5 days. no wonder crest 3d white is the number one whitening brand. after all, every day counts. life opens up when you do. and now, crest 3d white has a sensitive side. that i remember i should probably do laundry more often. yeah. yeah. cause' by the time i do there's all these mystery stains. i mean is it coffee? is it bronzer? did i play rugby at some point? could be gravy. i do like gravy. anyway, so my mom sent us these tide bo
. >> reporter: when ralph mandarino goes to the grosse point public library outside of detroit it's not always for a book. >> i have a tool that's on reserve. >> reporter: that's right. tool, a tree trimmer. he says it's a better tool than owning one. if i bought that how often would you use it. >> that's the point. you'd only use it maybe once a year. >> reporter: here at the grosse point library there are 285 tools to borrow, everything from "a" on adjustable wrench to "x" an xacto knife. they're still looking for "y" and "z." libraries aren't just for books anymore. dvds are common on library shelves but the skokie, illinois, library, has things to make digital videos, flip cams, laptops and small video cameras. >> so i can put it on my head. >> reporter: that you can wear. >> we have people using a go pro camera for extreme stuff. >> reporter: librarians say it's all about meeting the needs of their communities in a world that's shifting from the printed world to digital content. in ann arbor, michigan, it means offering things that can't be downloaded, like telescopes and steel drums. ♪
for baltimore and it is on for detroit for four games. >>> white sox behind 2-0 before the win. garcia for the walk off and 3-2 chicago as the rangers win streak stopped at 4. and the a's moving back to the division league. harvey for the mets. the american league -- driving e . buck cannot pull the trigger. the tigers 3-0 and he now scores a record of 19 f 1. playing from behind has been a painful part of the giants' season this year. rarely did they give the giants margin for errors. posey still gets the base. for the first run posey had 3 hs and blanco hit the left that. . pirates got two innings and they make it 5-3. the giants answered o f the run of their own. they win 6-3 and the pirates fall into the dead tie. >>> well, they have been near of the bottom of the standing all year. after winning four or five games o f the san jose's earthquake, making it big. san francisco in frisco texas tonight. . gordon finished it off and quakes just getting started. more passing by san jose, first it is gordon who hits toe. it is 2-0 and dallas got on the board 3 minutes later. dallas got a c
, tomorrow for baltimore and it is on for detroit for four games. >>> white be
. that's a divisional game. so, too, is minnesota. taking on detroit. the 49ers and packers face off in america's game of the week. check local listings for the games in your area. >> brian: i love those games. teams that start with divisional games. talk about setting the pace. we talked about minnesota with two divisional road games. the chance to make a big impact. san francisco and green bay staking the territory early. who will have supremacy in the nfc in the early part. atlanta and the new orleans saints. this is going to go a long way in terms of determining who has the upper hand starting the season. and tampa bay and caroline will be teams that cam newton get pushed behind last year with luck and rg-iii and russell wilson. colin kaepernick wasn't a rookie, but he's going to have an impact early on. >> thom: we hope you have enjoyed it. the next time we'll convene for the nfl on fox it will be the regular season opener. two weeks from today. that's the first sunday of the season. for brian billick, our entire crew, thom brennaman saying stay tuned. the entire cast of the fox
ministers of detroit in connecticut it were the supposes murders of harrison and taylor and other alleged their assassination for the new york ledger but added stephen douglass to zaleski had been killed because his position in the party made him one of the against the rebellion. in representative james mitchell of ohio claimed harrison in buchanan were poison for the express purpose to put the vice president's and the presidential office. may, 19 -- mr. paige 60 an extraordinary article accused democratic conspiracy of engineering the malaria outbreak. after commenting zachary taylor fell under the vapors of washington and died because he would act honest and straightforward the tribune writers would claim that washington in subsequent years was free of malaria for democrats but when the new republican party began to gain strength it was possible they could become the ruling power were then the water was suddenly dangerous than the national hotel that dozens of heretics' almost died to death. but under the care for all soldiers during the of break the right to impeach johnson that to wit
baltimore, you get cities like detroit. baltimore doesn't have a bureau, i'm hoping they open one soon, but the other ones do. i tell you, i saw a documentary last year on al gentlemjazeera on baltimore that felt more like the city i live in than anything i've seen on american television. >> wow. >> you know, in the middle east we say al gentleman sejazeera i in touch with the street. well, there's a lot of street in america that a lot of cable is not in touch with. in their first week, their first night i saw them. they did a story on a woman who makes coats for homeless people. you know, in america, we drive right by the homeless. driving in washington today, how do the congressmen, how does the president drive down this street and not see what i see today? al jazeera sees it. so here's my thing. you don't have to love al jazeera and don't even have to like them, but if you say they shouldn't be in american homes, there's something wrong about what you're thinking about in this conversation. >> i want to bring the professor in on this. back in july "the guardian" newspaper published
of detroit in the throws of bankruptcy and countless other cities teetering on the brink, there is a fierce urgency to act now. if the big auto makers and major financial institutions were too big and too important to fail, why is not the same true of the major urban centers which are populated by millions of poor blacks and brown and white hungering for nothing more than a decent job to provide for themselves and their families? why shouldn't historically black colleges and universities desperate for stability be given the assistance which will enable them to continue their noble mission of educating both the best, brightest, as well as the least of these? as we struggle to recover from the worst economic calamity since the great depression, america needs a new marshall plan for our cities to provide jobs, infrastructure improvements, and a true lasting stimulus to the economy. while we are inspired today by the majesty of power of my father's exhortation of yesterday year we must be mindful of this imperative of love. he sought the beloved community where we could live together with peace
at that. oh, my god. >> that jungle cat is terrorizing residents in this neighborhood in detroit. >> like they don't have enough issues in detroit. >> it's unclear what breed it is or if it is a ferile cat. oh, that is scary. something gray -- gray and black marks and kids in the neighborhood say they are scared. >> i'm going to run, for one. i be scared to walk the neighborhood because it come out on you. it's not scared. >> it ran to me, so i ran. i ran in the house. it was real scary. i said i never going back there again. >> it looks like a cat with really long legs. >> yeah, large cat. >> studies show there are thousands of stray cats roaming detroit. the michigan humane society promises now to investigate. >> you know what works, moth balls. detroit really is reverting to its natural state, you know what i mean? wild animals roaming eating the population. >>> let's check in with janice dean with a look at the weather. >> i haven't spotted any stray cats around here. >> just large rats, new york. >> wow, those can be scary. absolutely. >> more rats than there are people. >> this big
: and it's a dream that still lives on 50 years later. edith drove to d.c. from detroit for this week's commemoration and she brought her granddaughters with her. >> i wanted my granddaughters to see what i saw 50 years ago. to stand up for what's right. >> reporter: the struggles then and those to come draw john lewis back as well. you still come here often. >> oh, yes. >> reporter: why? >> because i come here to reflect, to remember. >> reporter: remembering his old friend, and the day that both made history and changed it. >> this spot is almost sacred. dr. king must be looked upon as one of the founding fathers of the new america. lewis believes america has come far in 50 years. many issues still exist. progress, he says, just a down payment on the dream. what was at stake that day? >> the future of america as one nation. as one people. it was at stake. he helped hold us together. >> reporter: is there one moment from that day that sticks out in your mind most? >> he started saying let freedom ring. let freedom ring. from stone mountain of georgia, let freedom ring. from every mol
gel parent birth rate. failure to graduate. functional ill literacy in detroit. this is a major urban environment and major failure. this is something that shows the world that america has made great strides and americans that made great strides but as a matter of fact we have a need to move into 2013 and take these issues on in our current environment and education it is the civil rights issue today. pause what we do as a nation is we degrade and we lose our culture, our workforce. we lose our ability and america is a land of opportunity. if you are not educated. you can't take advantage of that opportunity. >> chris: you know, 50 years after the march on washington. one of the questions is how long -- well, how much longer the government should give special treatment to minorities. back in 2003, then justice sandra day o'connor was the swing vote in uphogd racial preferences, continued racial preferences in college admissions. but she said that that should end she said back then within 25 years. kirsten, justice o'connor has now backed off that 25 year deadline. at some point does a
, unemployment, failure to graduate, functional illiteracy in detroit. this is a major urban environment. a major failure. this shows the world america has made great strides and americans made great strides but we have a lot of challenges. we need to move into 2013 and take these views on in our current environment. education is the civil rights issue today what we do as a nation is we degrade and we lose our culture, our work force. we lose our ability. america is the land of opportunity. if you're not educated, you can't take advantage of that opportunity. >> you know, 50 years after the march on washington, one of the questions is how much longer the government should give special treatment to minorities? back in 2003 then justice sandra day o'connor was the swing vote upholding continued racial preference necessary college tuition. she said that should end back then in 25 years. she backed off that 25-year deadline. but at some point does affirmative action, does special treatment need to end? >> i think president obama addressed that before saying perhaps we should be looking more at econom
. homeowners are locked up. insurance companies are bailed out. detroit is in bankruptcy. we're paying an awful price for he intervention in iraq. he said it leads to a moral and piritual bankruptcy. when he was killed, the values and standards went up. keep dreaming of the constitutional right to ote. keep dreaming about the war on poverty. choose schools over jails. keep dreaming of student loan forgiveness. keep dreaming. keep dreaming to restore foreclosed housing. keep dreaming of immigration reform that includes africa, haiti, and the caribbean. keep dreaming. we're free but not equal. keep dreaming. choose life over death. more graduations and less funerals. keep the faith. keep hope alive. he lord is our life. ♪ ♪ >> our next speaker is an attorney, president of the national bar association, president of the washington bar association, and the christian product company. >> we must stand our ground for justice. we must stand our ground for justice. on behalf of the national bar association, the nation's oldest and largest bar association of attorneys of color, founded in 1925, i am h
, you can go on and on. it is like they want us to be detroit. we did not vote for him. he got no votes from this state. thank you, obama. we are paying for it. he does an in run around everybody. what can we do to get oklahomans working, to get these things implement it without them sitting up there and saying, this is what you are going to do. instead of the people that own this country telling them what to do. [applause] >> you know, i would tell you, do not blame it all on obama. they were uncontrolled bureaucracies under george bush. i experienced them. you did, too. it goes back to the thing we started with. this government is on -- out of control. it has been predicted by historians our republic would fail. the question is, how do we cheat history? how do we go back? how do we re-embraced the things that made america great? as i said earlier, we have to get in charge. i have been working for nine years to try to make a big difference. i have made a small difference, not a big difference. i worked to starty -- reassessing -- [applause] changes to the constitution there restore fed
, single parent birth rate, unemployment, failure to graduate, functional illiteracy in detroit. this is a major urban environment. a major failure. this shows the world america has made great strides and americans made great strides but we have a lot of challenges. we need to move into 2013 and take these views on in our current environment. education is the civil rights issue today what we do as a nation is we degrade and we lose our culture, our work force. we lose our ability. america is the land of opportunity. if you're not educated, you can't take advantage of that opportunity. >> you know, 50 years after the march on washington, one of the questions is how much longer the government should give special treatment to minorities? back in 2003 then justice sandra day o'connor was the swing vote upholding continued racial preference necessary college tuition. she said that should end back then in 25 years. she backed off that 25-year deadline. but at some point does affirmative action, does special treatment need to end? >> i think president obama addressed that before saying
a disproportionate impact on young in this country. i came back from a gathering in detroit, young people who are retail, fast food workers, who are demanding the minimum wage be lept forward to catch up with inflation because it's fall een woefully behind. these young people they see themselves as having absolutely nothing to lose in this economy. they're barely hanging on to the edge, working for $7.25. at rooms like rainbow, black, latino, white, asian, i'm sure there were native people in the room as well. the reality is they saw themselves as being on the same team. that team is people who in this economy, despite their brilliance, despite clear leadership potential h been relegated to margin and forced to survive on $7.25, which is something you can't do. i do believe this rising generation, more some than others because they're less tripped up on race, are willing to work together based on the common interest of kitchen table issues. you're seeing it with older people, too. we saw it with white union workers in 2012 throughout the midwest, for instance. so, i think there's reasons to b
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